Run Tucson

Run Tucson


Event Planning / Services / Venues

About Us

Run Tucson is Southern Arizona's premier charity-based running and walking event company, producing high-profile, popular events at regional destinations. Founded by the husband and wife team, Randy and Tia Accetta, Run Tucson produces such events as the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k, the TMC A-Mountain Half-Marathon, the TMC Earth Day 5k at the Biosphere 2, the Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run, and the Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon.

Randy Accetta, Ph.D., is the Lusch Mentor in Residence at the University of Arizona’s McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. He was named the 2021-2022 Entrepreneurship Teacher of the Year. For any entrepreneurship questions, Randy can be reached at

For any running or fitness questions, he can be reached at

Tia Accetta, M.A., directs Run Tucson's coaching programs, leading an in-person training group and coaching athletes around the country. She can be reached at


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Rep/Contact Info

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Randy Accetta
Founder, President